John L. Joanem


Circuit Judge

  • Current Assignment: Criminal Division, Misdemeanor/ Traffic Section
  • Elected as Circuit Judge: November 2022
  • Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988
  • Law School: Pepperdine University School of Law, 1991
  • Career Highlights: Private Practice 1994-2022, Special Public Defender and Felony Conflict Defender, Corporate Counsel, City Attorney, and Prosecutor - City of Waukegan, Corporate Counsel - Waukegan Township, and General Counsel - Moraine Township

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